4 April 2017
Getting your chimney inspected after the wet season in your area is highly important because chimneys experience a number of problems when introduced to wet weather. Here are four of the most common problems your chimney may suffer from: Rust: There are many metal materials that make up your chimney, which includes the flashing and firebox, which is inside of the chimney. If these metal materials are suffering from rusting, it becomes a problem because the rust will eventually start eating away at the metal.
3 April 2017
In any kitchen, the cabinets are more than just a place to store your food and other kitchen utensils. Kitchen cabinets also play a huge role in terms of the overall look and function of your kitchen. Are your cabinets up to par? Here are just some things to look at to help answer this question. Failing The Full Hands Test When you have a package of meat in one hand and a can of sauce in another hand, just how easy is it to open or close a cabinet door?
15 March 2017
Plumbing leaks can happen for any number of reasons, from frozen pipes to clogs to rotting pipes. Just because you can't physically see the leak, there may be less obvious signs that you may have a leak. It's important for you to detect the leak if you happen to notice any signs. See below for some of these signs and why it's important to catch the leak as soon as possible and make any necessary repairs.
9 March 2017
A construction permit or building permit can save your life and protects the value of your home. This document allows counties and cities to enforce their building codes. Local governments adopt certain codes to make sure that every building meets the minimum structural and safety requirements. Building codes are updated every few years because building materials and methods are constantly changing. Read on to find out what you need to work on a building project.
6 March 2017
Most metal roofs are built to last. It takes a lot to damage them. However, they are not entirely nature-proof. That said, if your metal roof has fallen victim to a tornado or a hurricane and a large tree (like a one-hundred-year-old catalpa or redwood) has been dropped on the roof or shoved through it, here is how your roof repair is going to go. Dropped on Your Roof And Crushed
28 February 2017
If you want to add lighting throughout your property, having an electrician do the work is the best option. If you have a long driveway and a lot of property, you want to know what is going on at all times. All electronic devices aren't made for exterior use, and you want to get an expert in to do an evaluation and to install everything. Here are a few of the things that you want to talk with the electrical contractor about for your home.
18 December 2016
If your home is on a lot with a beautiful view, then installing a picture window gives you the ability to enjoy the scenery from the comfort of a warm home. Plus, picture windows let in a lot of natural light, and that is a big benefit if the light reaches your kitchen or work area. The view from the window may become the focal point of your home as guests admire the view and your family relaxes with the beauty of nature.
12 September 2016
As a parent of young kids, you understand the importance of child-proofing and general child safety. What you may not realize is the safety threats that your home' electrical wiring can pose. When it comes to general electrical safety for children, you'll want to reach out to your local residential electrician to assess your home and address any potential vulnerabilities. Here are a few of the things that you should consider.
11 August 2016
Baby, it's cold outside. That doesn't mean you have to be stuck inside. Nor do you have to wait for holiday lights to come out in order to enjoy the beauty of proper illumination and good cheer. Through the everyday magic of electricity, your backyard can be an enjoyable space the whole year round. No, you won't be out there sunbathing. But when you work with an electrician to get safe, sensible outlets and products wired in properly, your backyard can be transformed from a chilly gray space in the winter months.
29 July 2016
The world of high tech has entered the throne room in style. You can now fully accessorize your bathroom with high tech accessories to bring that space into the modern world. When you make your bathroom a high tech wonderland, every visit feels like an all-inclusive visit to the spa. You may even find that you never want to leave the space once you enter its confines. Here are seven high tech bathroom accessories to consider for your next remodel.